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Senior Systems Security Engineer
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. Arlington, VA
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Senior Systems Security Engineer

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
Arlington, VA
  • Full-Time

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter. Come work with the best! We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. SPA: Objective. Responsive. Trusted.  


The Space and Intelligence Division provides engineering services and analytic support to the Air Force, Space Force, Combatant Commands, the Intelligence Community, and NASA. Our work includes systems engineering and integration, test planning and execution, cost estimating and analysis, developing approaches and concepts to meet emerging, high priority National Defense needs, and assessing and developing cutting-edge technologies and capabilities to meet those needs.


SPA has an immediate need for a Senior Systems Security Engineer.

The Senior Systems Security Engineer directly supports the Execution and Congressional Branch within the SAF/SQ Special Programs Division. The Special Programs Division promotes integration of activities across domains and Services to meet warfighter requirements.


The successful candidate wil formulate, justify, and defend the resources required for the management of multiple program elements in multi-year-appropriated funds for several classified, unique Space Force efforts.  Will assist in monitoring active budget year appropriations to ensure effective obligation and expenditure resources, and prepare and compile documentation in support of annual and statuary congressional SAP reporting, Continuing Resolution (CR) issues, funds distribution, and various financial execution reviews.  Will prepare and provide factual reference material and special reports for use during senior DoD briefings and Congressional hearings on related programs and issues.  Facilitates SAP-focused SAE congressional engagements and ensures information is consistent, appropriately protected, and integrated for congressional engagements in collaboration with SAF/SQE, SAF/AQL, SAF/LL, and DoD SAPCO.


  • U.S. citizenship and an active TOP SECRET clearance with SCI eligibiity
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Engineering, Scientific, or Technical field preferred
  • 10+ years of experiance in Systems Enginnering 
  • Minimum 5+ years in compartmented program experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of Security Compliance, Information Assurance, and compartmented Security, both from a technical as well as business process perspective
  • Comprehensive understanding of DoD Planning, Programming, Budget, and Execution; DAF and space systems experience preferred
  • Ability to plan, organize, lead, and execute studies or projects
  • Knowledge of Congressional budgeting process and Appropriations Committee staff engagements preferred


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Arlington, VA



Posted date

February 19, 2024

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Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. job posting for a Senior Systems Security Engineer in Arlington, VA with a salary of $120,200 to $164,500 Yearly with a map of Arlington location.